Semtech, Comcast sign agreement to deploy trial LoRaWAN network in U.S.
Semtech Corporation (SMTC) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Comcast (CMCSA) regarding the intended trial deployment by Comcast of a low-power wide-area network in the United States, based on Semtech LoRa Wireless Radio Frequency Technology. The LoRaWAN-based network trial deployment is expected to commence in Q4 of 2016 in Philadelphia and San Francisco, and target "smart" enterprise, government and consumer Internet of Things applications such as metering, asset tracking, building and public venue management, security, food safety, vending, and waste management. Upon successful completion of the trials, the network could be expanded to up to 30 U.S. cities within a period of 30 months. SMTC CMCSA CMCSK